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September 12, 2012
Trawling could harm oceans like ploughing land: scientists

By Nina Chestney LONDON | Wed Sep 5, 2012 1:33pm EDT (Reuters) – Bottom trawling by fishermen, long believed to harm marine life, may be even more damaging than previously thought, affecting the seabed as seriously as intensive ploughing of farmland erodes the soil, according to a new Spanish study. Bottom trawling – dragging nets […]